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Dr. Fernando Quevedo from ICTP is visiting the IFT for the period September 18th to 21st, 2018. His office number is 401. He is a well-known theoretical particle physicist with wide-ranging research interests in string theory, phenomenology and cosmology. He was awarded the 1998 ICTP Prize in recognition of his important contributions to superstring theory. | Dr. Tsutomu Yanagida (from IPMU-Tokyo and Shanghai U) is visiting IFT for the period October 19th to November 12th, 2019.His office number is 205. His research interests are: particle physics, with a focus on neutrino physics, leptogenesis, dark matter and general BSM model building. | Mikel did his PhD in the University of the Basque Country (Spain, 2017-2021) and his current research focuses on Supergravity and String Theory, with a special focus on their cosmological applications.
Within this vast subject, he has been working on the application Gaussian Random Fields to emulate the String Theory Landscape, the statistical characterisation of the vacua of String Theory, and False Vacuum Decay processes involving membranes. | Sachiko Kuroyanagi joined our institute as an Atracción de Talento Researcher starting September 2020. She obtained her PhD in 2010 at Nagoya University in Japan. Prior to moving to IFT, she was assistant professor at Nagoya University (2015-2020) after having held several postdoctoral positions in Japan and Korea. Her research field is theoretical and observational cosmology, especially focusing on gravitational waves with the aim of understanding the history of the universe using upcoming experiments. |

Alejandro Vilar López, currently a FPU PhD student under the supervision of José Edelstein at the Instituto Galego de Física de Altas Enerxías - Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, is visiting the IFT until March 31st 2021. His main line of research focuses on holography and quantum gravity, as well as higher-curvature corrections to General Relativity. In 2016, Alejandro already visited the IFT as a JAE-Intro fellow under the supervision of Jose L. F. Barbón, and the aim of this new visit will be to understand better what the AdS/CFT correspondence can teach us about reconstructing bulk information from a boundary perspective. | Dr. Adolfo Guarino from Université Libre de Bruxelles is visiting the IFT for the period November 6th to 8th, 2018. His office number is B11. His research interests are: supergravity, string theory, AdS/CFT, cosmology. | Dr. Adrian Feiguin from Northeastern University, Boston is visiting the IFT for the period September 3rd to December 21st, 2018. His field of expertise is computational condensed matter, focusing on quantum mechanical problems with strong correlations. He conducts research on several topics ranging from quantum transport, to exotic phases of matter in cold atom systems. He is regarded as one of the developers of the time-dependent density matrix renormalization group method, a numerical technique able to simulate real and imaginary time dynamics of large correlated quantum systems. | Dr. Agostino Patella from CERN and Plymouth University is visiting the IFT for the period February 26th to March 3rd, 2016. His office number is B16. His research focuses on theoretical aspects and numerical simulations of strongly-coupled gauge theories, discretized on a lattice. His interests include fundamental aspects and phenomenological applications of conformal gauge theories, large-N limits of gauge theories and large-N equivalences. Recently he has developed an interest in isospin-breaking corrections to QCD, and in particular in the inclusion of radiative corrections to hadronic quantities in numerical simulations. |

Dr. Aitor Landete from UW-Madison is visiting the IFT for the period September 24th to 28th, 2018. His research interests are: Cosmology, String Phenomenology. | Dr. Alejandro Ibarra from Technical University of Munich is visiting the IFT for the period February 13th to 17th, 2017. His office number is 301. His research interests are dark matter and neutrino physics | Dr. Alejandro Jenkins from Universidad de Costa Rica is visiting the IFT for the period September 19th to December 19th, 2016. His office number is 216. He is broadly interested in applications of effective quantum field theory in both particle physics and cosmology. He also works on self-oscillating dynamical systems and quantum thermodynamics. | Dr. Alejandro Jenkins from Universidad de Costa Rica is visiting the IFT for the period March 14th to June 14th, 2019. His office number is 216. He is broadly interested in applications of effective quantum field theory in both particle physics and cosmology. He also works on self-oscillating dynamical systems and quantum thermodynamics. |

Dr. Alessio Marrani from University of Padua is visiting the IFT for the period April 13th to 18th, 2015. | Dr. Alexander Westphal from the DESY (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron -- German Electron-Synchrotron) is visiting the IFT for the period September 14th to 16th, 2016. His office number is 401. His research interests include: Theoretical Cosmology and String Theory, in particular inflation in string theory. | Dr. Allen Caldwell from Max-Planck-Institut für Physik is visiting IFT for the period February 15th to 16th, 2018. His research interests are focused on the investigation of the fundamental building blocks of matter, their properties and their interactions. He will give the IFT Colloquium "Accelerating Electrons with Protons in Plasma - the AWAKE Project" on 15th February at 12h at the Blue Room. More information: http://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/accelerating-electrons-protons-plasma-awake-project | Dr. Álvaro de la Cruz-Dombriz from University of Cape Town is visiting the IFT for the period June 27th to July 18th, 2017. His office number is 103. His research interests include: dark energy, extended theories of gravity, large-scale structures, neutron stars. |

Dr. Anastassios Vladikas from INFN Roma Tor Vergata is visiting the IFT for the period April 11th to 15th, 2016. His office number is 316. His research interests are Flavour Physics, lattice QCD, renormalization and improvement of lattice Field Theory and numerical simulations. | Dr. Ander Retolaza from DESY is visiting the IFT for the period November 20th to 24th, 2017. His office number is 401. His research interests include: Construction of 4d String Theory vacua with applications to Cosmology, gauge/gravity duality. | Dr. Ander Retolaza from DESY is visiting the IFT for the period May 18th to 25th, 2017. His office number is 317. His research interests include: Construction of 4d String Theory vacua with applications to Cosmology, gauge/gravity duality. | Dr. Ander Retolaza from DESY is visiting the IFT for the period January 8th to 12th, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interests include: Construction of 4d String Theory vacua with applications to Cosmology, gauge/gravity duality. |

Dr. Andrea Fontanella from University of Padova is visiting the IFT for the period February 1st to October 1st, 2019. His office number is B07. His research interests include: Riemannian Geometry, Supersymmetry, String Theory, Black Holes, Supergravity, Generalised Geometry | Dr. Aneesh Manohar from University of California, San Diego is visiting the IFT for the period July 5th to 15th, 2016. His office number is 214. His research interests include: Effective Field Theories, Higgs physics, QCD. | Dr. Aneesh Manohar from University of California, San Diego is visiting the IFT for the period September 30th to October 31st, 2015. His office number is 111. His research interests include: Effective Field Theories, Higgs physics, QCD. | Dr. Anibal Medina from Instituto de Fisica La Plata is visiting the IFT for the period September 24th to 28th, 2018. His research interests lie on physics beyond the Standard Model of particle physics such as in Supersymmetry, Extra Dimensions, Composite models, dark matter among others. He is a phenomenologist and as such He has worked in model building as well studying constraints and predictions of several of these frameworks which can be probed at current colliders like the LHC, as well as in astrophysical and cosmological situations. In fact, this provides a very interesting link between particle physics, cosmology and astrophysics. |

Dr. Anindita Bera from Racah Institute of Physics is visiting the IFT for the period April 8th to 25th, 2019. Her office number is 115. Her research interests are: Magnetic Materials and Magnetism, Magnetization, Disordered systems | Dr. Arpan Bhattacharyya from Yukawa Institute For theoretical Physics is visiting the IFT for the period May 28th to June 1st, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interests include: AdS/CFT correspondence, quantum entanglement in the many-body system, tensor Networks. | Dr. Bryan Zaldívar from LAPTh - Annecy is visiting the IFT for the period July 10th to 18th, 2017. His office number is 301. His research interests include: Dark Matter, Early Universe and Collider Phenomenology. | Dr. Bryan Zaldívar from LAPTh - Annecy is visiting the IFT for the period September 26th to October 7th, 2016. His office number is 201. His research interests include: Dark Matter, Early Universe and Collider Phenomenology. |

Dr. Carlos R. Argüelles from La Plata National University (Argentina) & ICRANet - Italy is visiting the IFT for the period October 25th to October 31st, 2021. His interest include: dark matter: model building of dark matter profiles, phenomenology of rotation curves from elementary particle physic models; self-interacting dark matter and beyond standard model neutrinos; Cosmology. | Dr. Carlos S. Shahbazi from Leibniz University, Hannover, is visiting the IFT for the period May 22nd to June 2nd, 2017. His office number is B09. His research interests include: mathematical aspects of Supergravity and String Theory and Differential Geometry/Topology. | Dr. Carlos S. Shahbazi from Hamburg University, is visiting the IFT for the period June 24th to 28th, 2019. His office number is B07. His research interests include: mathematical aspects of Supergravity and String Theory and Differential Geometry/Topology. | Dr. Carlos S. Shahbazi from Hamburg University, is visiting the IFT for the period May 16th to June 15th, 2018. His office number is B06. His research interests include: mathematical aspects of Supergravity and String Theory and Differential Geometry/Topology. |

Dr. Carlos S. Shahbazi from Hamburg University is visiting the IFT for the period December 16th to December 20th 2019. His office number is B02. His research interests are: mathematical aspects of Supergravity and String Theory and Differential Geometry/Topology. | Dr. Carlos Tamarit from Technical University Munich is visiting the IFT for the period March 25th to April 1st, 2019. His office number is 115. His research interests are: Physics beyond the Standard Model, with emphasis on naturalness, supersymmetry, dark matter, theory and phenomenology. | Dr. Cedric Weiland from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period April 9th to 13th, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interests are: Neutrino physics (phenomenology, sterile neutrinos); Flavour physics (lepton flavour violation, deviations from lepton universality); Physics beyond the Standard Model (neutrino mass models, supersymmetry); Higgs physics | Dr. Chan Beom Park from KIAS is visiting the IFT for the period October 7th to November 4th, 2016. His office number is 214. His research interests include: collider physics and supersymmetry phenomenology. |

Dr. Chiara Caprini from AstroParticle and Cosmology Center, Paris is visiting the IFT for the period January 14th to 18th, 2019. Her office number is 109. Her research interests include: gravitational wave background of cosmological origin, gravitational waves from compact binaries, primordial magnetic fields (generation and constraints), primordial phase transitions, dark energy and scalar fields in cosmology, physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background. She will give the IFT Colloquium "Observing gravitational waves from space with LISA" on January 17th at 11h at the Blue Room. More information: https://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/observing-gravitational-waves-space-lisa | Dr. Claudia Scoccola from Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, is visiting the IFT for the period May 3rd to July 1st, 2016. Her office number is 104. Her research interests include: Cosmology, Large scale structure of the Universe, Cosmic microwave background, Dark Energy. | Dr. Cumrun Vafa from Harvard University is visiting IFT for the period September 18th to 21st, 2018. His office number is 404. Cumrun Vafa's primary area of research is string theory. Together with his colleagues he has worked on topological strings, trying to elucidate some new mathematics originating from string theory (notably in his work on mirror symmetry) and using these techniques to uncover some of the mysteries of black holes, particularly the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy. | Dr. Cumrun Vafa from Harvard University is visiting IFT for the period March 5th to 9th, 2018. His office number is 103. Cumrun Vafa's primary area of research is string theory. He will give the IFT Colloquium "The String Landscape and the Swampland" on 8th March at 12h at the CFTMAT auditorium (yellow room). More information: http://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/string-landscape-and-swampland |

Dr. Daniel E. López Fogliani from Buenos Aires Physics Institute (IFIBA-CONICET) is visiting the IFT for the period January 18th to February 16th, 2016. His office number is 103.
His research interests are:
- Supersymmetric Standard Model, Collider signatures, dark matter, neutrino physics | Dr. Daniel E. López Fogliani from Buenos Aires Physics Institute (IFIBA-CONICET) is visiting the IFT for the period July 2nd to 12th, 2018. His office number is 107. His research interests are: Supersymmetric Standard Model, Collider signatures, dark matter, neutrino physics. | Dr. Daniel E. López Fogliani from Buenos Aires Physics Institute (IFIBA-CONICET) is visiting the IFT for the period November 14th to 18th 2016. His office number is 104. His research interests are: Supersymmetric Standard Model, Collider signatures, dark matter, neutrino physics. | Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period March 27th to April 28th, 2017. His office number is 109. His research interests are focused on dark matter. |

Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period April 4th to 21st, 2016. His office number is 109. His research interests are focused on dark matter. | Dr. Eduardo Gonzalo from Lehigh University is visiting the IFT for the period January 10th to 14th, 2022. His research interests are: connecting string theory with particle physics and cosmology, in particular, using the Swampland program. | Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins from University of California, San Diego is visiting the IFT for the period July 6th to 15th, 2016. Her office number is 214. Her research interests include: symmetries in Quantum Field Theory, Higgs boson physics, Standard Model physics, neutrino physics and cosmology. | Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins from University of California, San Diego is visiting the IFT for the period October 1st to 30th, 2015. Her office number is 404. Her research interests include: symmetries in Quantum Field Theory, Higgs boson physics, Standard Model physics, neutrino physics and cosmology. |

Dr. Emmanuel Stamou from University of Chicago is visiting the IFT for the period June 13th to 19th, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests include phenomenology of beyond the Standard Model physics, conformal theories in 3 dimensions. | Dr. Eran Palti from Max-Planck Institute for Physics Munich, is visiting the IFT for the period July 15th to 19th, 2019. His research interests include: string phenomenology, quantum gravity. | Dr. Eric Bergshoeff from Groningen University, The Netherlands is visiting the IFT for the period May 22nd to 26th, 2017. His office number is B11. His research interests include: Supersymmetry, Gravity, Branes and, more recently, Non-relativistic Gravity. | Dr. Ernesto Arganda from Instituto de Física de La Plata (CONICET) is visiting the IFT for the period February 1st to July 27th, 2018. His office number is 414. His research interests are focused on the phenomenology of high energy physics (in particular Higgs physics, neutrino physics, supersymmetry phenomenology, and collider physics), with an special dedication to the interplay between theory and experiments, in order to perform search strategies for physics beyond the standard model at particle colliders. |

Dr. Eugene Kim from University of Windsor is visiting the IFT for the period September 26th to October 19th, 2018. His research interests include Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics: Collective Phenomena in Condensed Matter Systems | Dr. Eugenio Megías from Max-Planck-Institut fur Physik is visiting the IFT for the period September 14th to October 2nd, 2015. His office number is 401.
His research interests include: Thermal Field Theory, String Theory methods applied to strongly coupled field theories, Quantum Chromodynamics, Quark Gluon Plasma, Hydrodynamics, Quantum Anomalies, Higgs physics. | Dr. Eugenio Megías from Universidad de Granada is visiting the IFT for the period October 22nd to 26th, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interests include: Thermal Field Theory, String Theory methods applied to strongly coupled field theories, Quantum Chromodynamics, Quark Gluon Plasma, Hydrodynamics, Quantum Anomalies, Higgs physics. | Dr. Eung Jin Chun from Korea Institute for Advanced Study is visiting the IFT for the period October 29th to November 30th, 2019. His office number is 109. His research interests include: theories beyond the Standard Model. He has been working on superstring and supersymmetry phenomenology, and more recently on neutrino and dark matter properties to search for the fundamental theory in connection with cosmological and astrophysical observations, and collider experiments like LHC. |

Dr. Fabio Riccioni from INFN Roma La Sapienza is visiting the IFT for the period May 22nd to 26th, 2017. His office number is B11. His research interests include: String theory and supergravity theories, in particular non-geometric string vacua. | Dr. Federico Deganutti from The University of Kansas is visiting the IFT for the period October 3rd to December 10th, 2018. His office number is 219. His research interests include: High Energy Physics, Phenomenology. | Dr. Federico von der Pahlen from Universidad de Antioquia is visiting the IFT for the period July 23rd to 26th, 2019. His office number is 316. His research interests are: supersymmetry, dark matter and collider phenomenology. | Dr. Fernando Quevedo from ICTP is visiting the IFT for the period September 14th to 16th, 2016. His office number is 404. He is a well-known theoretical particle physicist with wide-ranging research interests in string theory, phenomenology and cosmology. He was awarded the 1998 ICTP Prize in recognition of his important contributions to superstring theory. |

Dr. Filipe Joaquim from CFTP-IST (Lisbon, Portugal) is visiting IFT for the period October 1st to November 30th, 2019. His office number is 215. His research interests are: physics beyond the SM and connections with cosmology and astroparticle physics. | Dr. Francesco Giovanni Celiberto from Università della Calabria & INFN-Cosenza is visiting the IFT for the period September 4th to December 31st, 2017. His office number is 317. His research interests include: small-x physics, BFKL resummation, LHC phenomenology. | Dr. Francesco Montanari from University of Helsinki is visiting the IFT for the period May 7th to 14th, 2018. His office number is 115. His research interests are: Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. | Dr. Francisco Castilho from Univ. de Sao Paulo, Inst. Fisica de Sao Carlos is visiting the IFT for the period April 6th to 17th, 2018. His office number is 116. His research interests are: statistical mechanics models, conformal invariance, finite-size scaling, exactly integrable models and strongly correlated electrons. |

Dr. Francisco Peña from INFN Perugia is visiting the IFT for the period July 1st to 8th, 2016. His office number is 401. His research interests are: Holography, condense matter systems and hydrodynamics. In particular applications of holographic models to QCD and condensed matter systems. Also the understanding of transport properties of new states of matter, including the conductivities associated to quantum anomalies. | Dr. Francisco Peña-Benitez from MPI for physics of complex systems is visiting the IFT for the period May 7th to 11th, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interests are: Magnetic Materials and Magnetism, Condensed Matter Theory, Particle Physics, High Energy Physics, General Relativity, Theoretical Physics, Fluid, Gravitational Physics, High Energy Physics Theory. | Dr. George Zoupanos from National Technical University, Athens is visiting the IFT for the period November 30th to December 15th 2019. His office number is 109. His research interests are: reduction of Couplings in Finite Unified Theories, MSSM and Gravity; Higher-Dimensional Unified Theories with continuous and fuzzy coset spaces as extra dimensions; Quantum Gravity based on fuzzy spaces. | Dr. George Zoupanos from National Technical University, Athens is visiting the IFT for the period November 15th to 30th 2016. His office number is 304. His research interests include: reduction of Couplings in Finite Unified Theories, MSSM and Gravity; Higher-Dimensional Unified Theories with continuous and fuzzy coset spaces as extra dimensions; Quantum Gravity based on fuzzy spaces. |

Dr. Germán Gómez-Vargas from Instituto de Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, is visiting the IFT for the period May 9th to 26th, 2016. His office number is 116. His research interests include: dark matter indirect detection, gamma-ray astronomy, and physics beyond the Standard Model. | Dr. Germán Gómez-Vargas from Instituto de Astrofísica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, is visiting the IFT for the period May 24th to June 2nd, 2017. His office number is 104. His research interests include: dark matter indirect detection, gamma-ray astronomy, and physics beyond the Standard Model. | Dr. Gianluca Zoccarato from IAS Hong Kong is visiting IFT for the period March 5th to 16th, 2018. His office number is 117. His research interests include string phenomenology and string compactifications. | Dr. Giovanni Ramírez from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) is visiting the IFT for the period June 13th to 26th, 2019. His office number is 115. His research interests are: development of theoretical methods to study quantum many-body systems which are of interest in different areas such as Quantum Information and Quantum Simulation. |

Dr. Guido Martinelli from Università di Roma La Sapienza is visiting the IFT for the period September 17th to 20th, 2018. His office number is 316. He is mostly known for his works on elementary particles and phenomenology, including strong and weak interactions, flavour physics, perturbative methods as well as lattice simulations and statistical mechanics. | Dr. Guillermo Ballesteros from CEA Saclay is visiting the IFT for the period November 14th to 18th, 2016. His office number is 301. His research interests are: Cosmology, Particle Physics. | Dr. Hiroshi Nunokawa from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro is visiting IFT for the period March 9th to 16th, 2018. His office number is 214. His research interests include physics and astrophysics of neutrino. | Dr. Ilaria Brivio from Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen is visiting the IFT for the period November 27th to December 1st, 2017. Her office number is 215. Her research interests are: Effective Field Theories, phenomenology of the Higgs boson, Dark Matter and axions |

Dr. Isabel Campos from Instituto de Física de Cantabria – IFCA is visiting the IFT for the period October 26th to December 31st, 2015. Her office number is 205. Her research interests include: High Performance Computing applied to HEP, in particular Lattice QCD simulations. | Dr. Jacobo López from INFN Sezione di Genova is visiting the IFT for the period February 15th to 26th, 2016. His office number is 104. His research interest are: Beyond the Standard Model. In particular, neutrino phenomenology. From neutrino oscillations to neutrinoless double beta decay, electroweak precision data, leptogenesis, collider phenomenology and cosmology. | Dr. Jacobo López from CERN is visiting the IFT for the period June 25th to 29th, 2018. His office number is 215. His research interest are: Beyond the Standard Model. In particular, neutrino phenomenology. From neutrino oscillations to neutrinoless double beta decay, electroweak precision data, leptogenesis, collider phenomenology and cosmology. | Dr. Jacobo López from INFN Sezione di Genova is visiting the IFT for the period May 17th to June 3rd, 2016. His office number is 114. His research interest are: Beyond the Standard Model. In particular, neutrino phenomenology. From neutrino oscillations to neutrinoless double beta decay, electroweak precision data, leptogenesis, collider phenomenology and cosmology. |

Dr. Javier Tarrio from University of Helsinki is visiting the IFT for the period November 5th to 8th, 2018. His office number is B11. His research interests are: Holography and its applications to QCD and neutron stars. | Dr. Jihn E. Kim from IBS Daejeon & Seoul National University is visiting the IFT for the period December 17th to 21st, 2018. His office number is 106. His research interests concentrate on particle physics and cosmology and has many contributions to the field, most notably the suggestion of the invisible axion. | Dr. José Daniel Madrigal from IPhT CEA Saclay is visiting the IFT for the period October 26th to November 4th, 2015. His office number is 315. His research interest include: Phenomenology and Formal Aspects of High-Energy QCD, Physics of Heavy-Ion Collisions and Quark-Gluon Plasma. | Dr. Joseph C. Várilly from Universidad de Costa Rica is visiting the IFT for the period March 15th to June 14th, 2019. His office number is 215. His research is centred on phase-space quantization (1985-95) and from 1992 on noncommutative geometry and its physical applications. Since 2010, he has also worked on problems in quantum chemistry and quantum field theory. |

Dr. Juan Antonio Aguilar Saavedra from Universidad de Granada is visiting the IFT for the period April 2nd to September 28th, 2018. His office number is 106. His research interests are: collider phenomenology. | Dr. Juan Antonio Aguilar Saavedra from Universidad de Granada is visiting the IFT for the period December 18th to 22nd, 2017. His office number is 106. His research interests are: collider phenomenology. | Dr. Juan Pedraza from Universidad de Barcelona is visiting the IFT for the period January 10th to 14th, 2022. His research interests cover a variety of topics on the interplay between quantum gravity and quantum information theory | Dr. Kostas Skenderis from University of Southampton is visiting the IFT for the period April 22nd to 26th, 2019. His office number is 115. His research interests are: string theory, quantum field theory, holographic dualities, black holes and cosmology. |

Dr. Krissia Zawadzki from Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos IFSC-USP is visiting the IFT for the period October 15th to December 14th, 2018. Her office number is 115. Her research interests are: strongly correlated systems, numerical methods for solving model Hamiltonians based on the renormalization-group techniques (NRG, DMRG, tensor networks), foundations of density-functional theory (DFT) and quantum thermodynamics. Topics of my current research include transport properties of single-electron transistors and the Kondo effect, the bridge between DFT and quantum information theory, statistics of out-of-equilibrium spin chains and the development of DFT-inspired protocols for assessing thermodynamical quantities. | Dr. Leszek Motyka from Jagiellonian University is visiting the IFT for the period October 15th to 19th, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests are: all order resummations of the perturbative series in Quantum Chromodynamics, and applications to precision Standard Model physics and New Physics searches at the Large Hadron Collider. | Dr. Luca Romano from Università di Roma La Sapienza is visiting the IFT for the period May 7th to 11th, 2018. His office number is B06. His research interests are: string theory and supergravity. | Dr. Lyn Evans from CERN is visiting the IFT for the period November 14th to 15th, 2018. His office number is 316. He served as the project leader of the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. Based at CERN, in 2012 he became the director of the Linear Collider Collaboration, an international organisation managing development of next generation particle colliders, including the International Linear Collider and the Compact Linear Collider. He will give the IFT Colloquium "Future Linear e+e- Colliders" on November 15th at 12h at the Blue Room. More information: https://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/future-linear-ee-colliders |

Dr. Maarten Golterman from San Francisco State University is visiting the IFT for the period April 15th to 21st, 2018. His office number is 215. His research interests are: Quantum Chromodynamics, hadronic physics, chiral symmetry and
lattice field theory. | Dr. Maciej Lewenstein from ICFO is visiting the IFT for the period December 15th to 16th, 2021. His research focuses on quantum optics, atomic physics, nonlinear dynamics, statistical physics, quantum field theory, many body systems, disordered systems, neural networks, machine learning, quantum information, foundations of quantum mechanics, numerical and analytic methods of many body systems (renormalization group, mean-field approaches, exact diagonalization, tensor networks, Monte Carlo methods). | Dr. Marco Taoso from INFN Torino is visiting the IFT for the period February 25th to March 1st, 2019. His office number is 116. His research interests are focused on dark matter. | Dr. María Eugenia Cabrera from the University of São Paulo is visiting the IFT for the period May 20th to July 9th 2015. |

Dr. María Eugenia Cabrera from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC) is visiting the IFT for the period June 13th to 26th, 2019. Her office number is 317. Her research interests are Phenomenology of Beyond Standard Model Physics. | Dr. María Eugenia Cabrera from the University of São Paulo is visiting the IFT for the period May 31st to June 7th, 2016. Her office number is 317. Her research interests are Phenomenology of Beyond Standard Model Physics. | Dr. María Pilar García del Moral from Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile, is visiting the IFT for the period January 2nd to February 23rd, 2018. Her office number is 115. Her research interests are: M-theory Quantum Formulation: Supermembrane theory, Dualities and their links with Gauged/Massive Supergravities, String Phenomenology and Cosmology | Dr. María Pilar García del Moral from Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile, is visiting the IFT for the period September 21st to 25th, 2015. Her office number is 315.
Her research interest are:
- M-theory Quantum Formulation: Supermembrane theory, Dualities and their links with Gauged/Massive Supergravities.
- String Phenomenology and Cosmology |

Dr. Mario Herrero from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne is visiting the IFT for the period December 18th to 22nd, 2017. His office number is 316. His research interests are Formal Quantum Field Theory, Generalized gauge invariance, Quantum Gravity, Non-relativistic systems. | Dr. Mario Herrero from SISSA, Italy is visiting the IFT for the period December 16th to December 20th 2019. His office number is 317. His research interests are: Formal Quantum Field Theory, Generalized gauge invariance, Quantum Gravity, Non-relativistic systems. | Dr. Mario Herrero from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne is visiting the IFT for the period May 16th to 23rd, 2017. His office number is 301. His research interests are Formal Quantum Field Theory, Generalized gauge invariance, Quantum Gravity, Non-relativistic systems. | Dr. Mario Herrero from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne is visiting the IFT for the period May 28th to June 18th, 2019. His research interests are Formal Quantum Field Theory, Generalized gauge invariance, Quantum Gravity, Non-relativistic systems. |

Dr. Martin Hentschinski from Universidad de las Américas Puebla is visiting the IFT for the period October 15th to 19th, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests include: Kinematics, Monte Carlo Simulation, Particle Physics, Quantum Field Theory, Theoretical Particle Physics, Scattering, Diffraction, Nuclear Physics | Dr. Mary K. Gaillard from University of California is visiting the IFT for the period March 4th to 29th, 2019. Her office number is 205. Her research interests include: physics beyond the Standard Model, specially the study of effective field theories from the heterotic string, including supersymmetry breaking, axion physics, the origin of R-parity and the problem of anomaly cancellation. | Dr. Mary K. Gaillard from LBNL Berkeley is visiting the IFT for the period April 28th to June 3rd, 2016. Her office number is 214. Her research interests include: physics beyond the Standard Model, specially the study of effective field theories from the heterotic string, including supersymmetry breaking, axion physics, the origin of R-parity and the problem of anomaly cancellation. | Dr. Mateusz Koren from DESY Zeuthen is visiting the IFT for the period October 17th to 21st, 2016. His office number is 214. His research interests include: Monte Carlo methods, lattice gauge theory, Eguchi-Kawai reduction and heavy quark physics. |

Dr. Mathieu Boudaud from LPTHE - Sorbonne University is visiting the IFT for the period June 17th to 21st, 2019. His office number is 115. His research interests are: astrophysics, cosmology, dark matter, cosmic ray physics and primordial black holes. | Dr. Matteo Martinelli from Rome Observatory, INAF is visiting the IFT for the period January 24th to 28th, 2022. His research interests are: cosmological observables, Dark Energy and Modified Gravity, cosmological tests of gravity | Dr. Mattia Bruno from Brookhaven National Laboratory is visiting the IFT for the period January 8th to 12th, 2018. His office number is 216. His research interests include the study of Lattice Field Theories and applications to QCD, with focus on the fundamental parameters of QCD and flavour physics. | Dr. Mauricio Sturla from Instituto de Física de La Plata, Argentina, is visiting the IFT for the period May 3rd to 31st, 2016. His office number is B03. His research interests include: Condensed Matter and QFT applied to condensed Matter, in particular Topologically non-trivial spin textures and Dirac Systems. |

Dr. Michal Deak from Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN in Cracow is visiting IFT for the period January 29th to February 2nd, 2018. His office number is 315. His research interests include phenomenology of QCD and heavy ion collisions with focus on QCD evolution equations, study of gluon saturation and jet quenching. | Dr. Miguel Montero from KU Leuven is visiting the IFT for the period July 22nd to 26th, 2019. His research interests are: string phenomenology, quantum gravity, holography. | Dr. Miguel Montero from Utrecht University is visiting the IFT for the period December 19th to 21st, 2017. His office number is 316. His research interests are: Cosntraints on EFT's from generic quantum gravity/string theory considerations. | Dr. Miguel Montero from Harvard U. is visiting the IFT for the period December 15th, 2021 to January 18th,2022. His research interests are: Cosntraints on EFT's from generic quantum gravity/string theory considerations. |

Dr. Miguel Zumalacárregui from Nordita, Stockholm, is visiting the IFT for the period January 25th to 29th, 2016. His office number is 414. His research interest are: Cosmology and the accelerated expansion of the universe, particularly alternative theories of gravity with screening mechanisms. Also inhomogeneous cosmological models and cosmological perturbation theory. | Dr. Miguel Zumalacárregui from UC Berkeley is visiting the IFT for the period November 21st to 29th, 2017. His office number is 104. Miguel's research focuses on how cosmological data can be used to test gravity and fundamental physics. He is developing methods to compute cosmological observables in a broad class of gravity theories (www.hiclass-code.net). He more recently became interested in gravitational waves and non-linear effects on the large scale structure of the Universe. He also works on formal aspects of classical theories of gravity, including finding general frameworks to construct new classes of viable models. | Dr. Miguel Zumalacárregui from UC Berkeley is visiting the IFT for the period March 13th to 31st, 2017. His office number is 114. Miguel's research focuses on how cosmological data can be used to test gravity and fundamental physics. He is developing methods to compute cosmological observables in a broad class of gravity theories (www.hiclass-code.net). He more recently became interested in gravitational waves and non-linear effects on the large scale structure of the Universe. He also works on formal aspects of classical theories of gravity, including finding general frameworks to construct new classes of viable models. | Dr. Muhammad Rehman from Comsats University Islamabad is visiting the IFT for the period January 22nd to February 1st, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests are mainly focused on the effects of flavor violation in the standard model and new physics models in particular supersymmetric ones. |

Dr. Netta Engelhardt from Princeton University is visiting the IFT for the period April 23rd to 27th, 2018. Her office number is 215. Her research interests are: Quantum Fields and Strings. | Dr. Niall Macpherson from SISSA is visiting the IFT for the period November 26th to 30th, 2018. His office number is B03. His research interests are focused on Theoretical Particle Physics | Dr. Olcyr Sumensari from INFN Padova is visiting the IFT for the period October 1st to December 14th, 2018. His office number is 215. His research interests are: High Energy Physics, Flavor Physics. | Dr. Oscar Cata from LMU Munich is visiting the IFT for the period February 22nd to 26th, 2016. His office number is 401. His research interest are: effective field theories (EFTs) within and beyond the Standard Model, with particular interest in building consistent frameworks to characterize deviations in Higgs couplings in a model-independent way. |

Dr. Pablo Bueno from University of Leuven is visiting the IFT for the period May 25th to 26th, 2017. His office number is B09. His research interests include: Gravity, Black holes, Holography, Conformal field theories and Quantum entanglement among others. | Dr. Paolo Benincasa from Niels Bohr International Academy is visiting the IFT for the period June 4th to 8th, 2018. His research interests include: Reformulation of quantum field theory in terms of physical observables, with applications to particle physics and cosmology. | Dr. Pedro Álvarez from Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile is visiting the IFT for the period June 25th to 29th, 2018. His office number is B06. His research interests include Supersymmetry and gravity, axion like particles, hidden photons. | Dr. Pedro Fernández from INFN Milano is visiting IFT for the period February 5th to 12th, 2018. His office number is B08. His research interests include supergravity solutions, black holes in String Theory, Yang-Mills fields coupled to gravity |

Dr. Pedro Machado from Fermilab is visiting the IFT for the period June 4th to 22th, 2018. His research interests include Neutrinos, Higgs and BSM physics | Dr. Pouya Bakhti from IPM, Iran is visiting the IFT for the period May 3rd to July 26th, 2019. His office number is B01. His research interests include: neutrino phenomenology, physics beyond the standard model, computational physics and data analysis. | Dr. Praxitelis Ntokos from Utah State University is visiting the IFT for the period June 19th to 28th, 2019. His office number is B02. His research interests are: string theory, supergravity, AdS/CFT and black holes. | Dr. Raffaele Savelli from IPhT Cea Saclay is visiting the IFT for the period September 12th to 16th,2016. His office number is 401. His research interests include: String Theory, focusing in particular on string compactifications to four dimensions and on their low energy effective physics. |

Dr. Raffaele Savelli from University of Rome - Tor Vergata is visiting the IFT for the period January 28th to February 1st, 2019. His office number is 401. His research interests include: String Theory, focusing in particular on string compactifications to four dimensions and on their low energy effective physics. | Dr. Raquel Gómez Ambrosio from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period August 22nd to September 5th, 2018. Her office number is 216. Her research interests are: Effective Field Theories and Higgs physics. | Dr. Rocky Kolb from University of Chicago is visiting the IFT for the period June 21st to July 5th, 2019. His office number is 206. His research interests are: the applications of new developments in particle physics to cosmology. In particular, recent efforts have been focused on gravitational production of supermassive particles. | Dr. Román Linares from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Mexico is visiting the IFT for the period July 25th to August 23rd, 2019. His office number is B07. His research interests are: black hole solutions and supergravity. |

Dr. Román Linares from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Mexico is visiting the IFT for the period August 1st to 21st, 2018. His office number is B09. His research interests are: black hole solutions and supergravity. | Dr. Ruth Shir from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is visiting the IFT for the period March 18th to April 4th, 2019. Her research interests are: Quantum Field Theory, High Energy Physics Theory, Field Theory | Dr. Sandra Robles from King's College London is visiting the IFT for the period January 17th to February 4th, 2022. Her research interests are focused on Astroparticles and Dark Matter | Dr. Sergio Hortner from Centro de Estudios Cientificos, Chile, is visiting the IFT for the period February 1st to 28th, 2017. His office number is 214. His research interests include: hidden symmetries and dualities in gravity and supergravity, higher spin theory, gauge theory of extended objects, quantum properties of black holes and flavor physics. |

Dr. Sergio Hörtner from Centro de Estudios Científicos, Chile, is visiting the IFT for the period March 10th to April 8th, 2016. His office number is 214. His current research interests include: hidden symmetries and dualities in gravity and supergravity, higher spin theory, gauge theory of extended objects, quantum properties of black holes and flavor physics. | Dr. Shiraz Minwalla from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research - TIFR, is visiting the IFT for the period July 15th to 18th, 2019. His research interests include: string theory, black holes, quantum field theory. | Dr. Shiroman Prakash from Dayalbagh Educational Institute is visiting the IFT for the period May 27th to 31st, 2019. His office number is 116. His research interests include: string theory, quantum field theory and quantum information. | Dr. Stanley Brodsky from SLAC-Stanford is visiting IFT for the period March 19th to 23rd, 2018. His office number is B03. His research interests are focused on high-energy theoretical physics, light-cone quantization, perturbative and non-perturbative quantum chromodynamics; especially exclusive processes and the quark-gluon structure of hadrons in QCD; fundamental problems in atomic and nuclear physics. He will give the IFT Colloquium "Physics on the Light-Front and Novel QCD Phenomena" on 22nd March at 15h at the Blue Room. More information: http://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/physics-light-front-and-novel-qcd-phenomena |

Dr. Stefan Theisen from Albert-Einstein-Institute, Germany, is visiting IFT for the period March 22nd to April 13th, 2018. His office number is 109. His research interests are focused around string theory, quantum field theory and the AdS/CFT correspondence. His contributions to string theory have centered around compactifications and properties of the low energy effective action. The focus of his work on quantum field theory have been conformal field theories, their anomalies and their dual description through the AdS/CFT correspondence. | Dr. Stefano Scopel from Sogang University is visiting the IFT for the period July 8th, 2016 to January 25th, 2017. His office number is 103. His research interests are: Dark Matter, Astroparticle Physics and Physics Beyond the Standard Model. | Dr. Sudipto Singha Roy from Hanyang University (ERICA) is visiting the IFT for the period June 21st to 28th, 2018. His office number is 117. His research interests include Quantum information theory, quantum many-body systems, matrix product states, disordered systems, resonating valence bond states. | Dr. Tim Jones from Liverpool University is visiting the IFT for the period November 19th to 23rd, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests have ranged over various aspects of condensed matter physics and elementary particle theory, with particular emphasis on renormalisation group beta-functions and supersymmetric model building. In the last five years he has developed an interest in particle physics cosmology and quantum gravity. |

Dr. Umut Gursoy from Utrecht U. is visiting the IFT for the period December 14th to 16th, 2021. His research focuses on strongly coupled quantum field theories and to understand the dynamics of these complicated systems by means of String Theory. | Dr. Veronica Sanz from University of Sussex is visiting the IFT for the period April 8th to 12th, 2019. Her office number is 316. Her research interests are: Applied machine learning, Bayesian Methods, Big Data Analytics, Holography, Particle physics - theory, strong coupling, symmetries | Dr. Víctor Martín Lozano from Bonn University is visiting the IFT for the period April 12th to 18th, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests are: BSM physics, collider physics, dark matter. | Dr. Víctor Martín Lozano from Bonn University is visiting the IFT for the period December 18th to 22nd, 2017. His office number is 316. His research interests are: BSM physics, collider physics, dark matter. |

Dr. Víctor Martín Lozano from Bonn University is visiting the IFT for the period March 18th to 22nd, 2019. His research interests are: BSM physics, collider physics, dark matter. | Dr. Víctor Martín Lozano from Bonn University is visiting the IFT for the period September 25th to October 5th, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests are: BSM physics, collider physics, dark matter. | Dr. Viviana Gammaldi from SISSA, Trieste, Italy is visiting the IFT for the period August 31st to September 8th, 2018. Her office number is 201. Her research interests are: Indirect Searches for Dark Matter | Dr. Xabier Marcano from LPT Orsay is visiting the IFT for the period October 16th to 23rd, 2018. His office number is 417. His research interests are: BSM phenomenology, collider, neutrino and flavor physics. |

Dr. Yan Liu from Beihang University is visiting the IFT for the period November 7th, 2016, to February 1st, 2017. His office number is 415. His research interests include: AdS/CFT and its applications, gravity physics. | Dra. María Pilar García del Moral from U. Antofagasta Chile is visiting the IFT for the period December 23rd to March 6th 2020. His office number is 216. His research interests are: String theory and M, theory supermembrane. | Ernesto Arganda, a former IFT PhD student in the period 2003-2008, has joined again our institute as an Atracción de Talento Researcher starting September 2020. He comes back after having held an Adjoint Researcher position at Instituto de Física La Plata (IFLP-CONICET/UNLP, La Plata, Argentina, 2015). His research focuses on the phenomenology of high energy physics (in particular Higgs physics, neutrino physics, top physics, dark matter, supersymmetry, and collider physics), with an special dedication to the interplay between theory and experiments, together with the development of multivariate analyses and machine learning techniques in order to try to optimize the search strategies for physics beyond the standard model at particle colliders. | Jacopo obtained his PhD at the University of Amsterdam (Nikhef) in 2018 and he then spent three years as a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris. He works at the interface between particle physics and cosmology. His research interests include Higgs cosmology, effective field theories, non-gaussianities and primordial black holes from (multifield) inflation and primordial features in the stochastic background of gravitational waves with a recent interest on observability in LISA of which is a member since 2020. |

Lucas Pinol obtained his PhD at the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (IAP) in 2021 and is now joining IFT as a postdoctoral researcher associated to the grant "Atracción de Talento" of Matteo Fasiello. Lucas is an expert of Early Universe's physics, with special focus on multifield scenarios of Inflation and Reheating. His works range from theoretical developments to phenomenological predictions, using both analytical and numerical descriptions. Particular subjects of interest for him are Primordial non-Gaussianities and their use as a kind of cosmological collider to better understand the spectrum of masses and spins of the primordial fields, the production of entropy perturbations during inflation and reheating and their imprints on cosmological observables, as well as more formal developments of effective field theories and non-perturbative techniques (notably stochastic inflation) to describe cosmological correlators. At IFT, he will pursue his quest for the primordial field content, with an emphasis on the use of primordial gravitational waves as a probe of the inflationary universe, anticipating on the advent of the low-frequency gravitational-wave experiments era in the coming years. | Mario Flory obtained his PhD in 2016 at the Max Planck Institute for Physics and LMU Munich, Germany, and afterwards went as a postdoc to Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. From 2017 to 2020 he was principal investigator of his own grant from the Polish National Science Centre, and visited the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada, for three months in 2018. His research focuses on the AdS/CFT correspondence and its connections to condensed matter physics (especially the physic of localised defects such as the Kondo effect) and quantum information theory (especially quantum entanglement and quantum complexity). | Martín de los Rios obtained his degree in Astronomy at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba in Argentina. After that, he obtained his PhD at the same University, focusing on topics related with the application of machine learning techniques to different astronomical problems.
From 2019 to 2021, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the ICTP-SAIFR in São Paulo (Brazil), where he conducted research on the estimation of dark matter galaxy profiles with deep learning methods.
His main research interest are cosmology, astro-particles and machine learning/statistical methods.
Dr. de los Rios comes to the IFT as a new postdoctoral fellow to work on dark matter direct detection as part of the superCDMS collaboration. | Matteo Braglia obtained his PhD in Astrophysics at the University of Bologna in 2021 discussing a thesis on Scalar-Tensor Theories as a possible solution to the H0 tension. His research interests include Early Universe inflation and its signatures in the form of primordial features in cosmological observables, Primordial Black Holes and Gravitational Wave Physics. He is joining IFT as a postdoc of Dr. Sachiko Kuroyanagi. |

Matteo Fasiello has joined IFT as an Atracción de Talento Researcher in September 2020. Matteo comes to Madrid from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation in Portsmouth, where he was a research fellow. Before his time in the UK Matteo has held postdoctoral positions at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and later at Stanford University in California. Matteo got his PhD in Milan in 2011, moved to DAMTP University of Cambridge after winning the “Della Riccia” fellowship, and then started his postdoc in the US. His research is in theoretical cosmology and gravity. Matteo investigates the consistency of early and late-time universe models and studies their signatures in view of current/upcoming observations. Current interests include inflation(-ary particle content), primordial gravitational waves, LSS dynamics, and dark energy.
Welcome to Madrid Matteo! | Paolo Benincasa, a former IFT postdoc in the period 2013-2016, has joined again our institute as an Atracción de Talento Researcher starting September 2020. He comes back after having held a Visiting Researcher position at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo (Canada, 2017) and an Assistant Professor position at the Niels Bohr International Academy of the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen (Denmark, 2017-2020). His research focuses on theoretical particle physics and cosmology, moving along the edge of these fields as well as of holography and combinatorics, with the aim of understanding the fundamental rules constraining physical processes at ultra-high energies (i.e. much higher than any experiment on Earth and characterizing the early stage of our universe) and their underlying mathematical structures.
Welcome back Paolo Benincasa! | Prof. Barry Barish from Caltech is visiting the IFT for the period June 19th to 21st, 2017. His office number is B03.
Prof. Barry Barish has recently received the Princess of Asturias Award.
His primary research interest has been the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), since he became Principal Investigator in 1994 and Director in 1997. He led the effort through the final design stages, approval for funding by the NSF National Science Board in 1994, and then the construction and commissioning of the LIGO interferometers in Livingston, LA and Hanford, WA. In 1997, he created the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC), which now enables more than 1000 collaborators world-wide to participate in LIGO. | Prof. Hirosi Ooguri from Caltech & IPMU is visiting the IFT for the period June 21st to 23rd, 2017. His office number is B07.
Ooguri is a theoretical physicist working on quantum field theory, quantum gravity, and superstring theory. His research strategy is to discover mathematical structures in these theories and to exploit them to invent new theoretical tools to solve fundamental questions in physics.
In particular, he developed the topological string theory to compute Feynman diagrams of superstring theory and used it to solve mysterious quantum mechanical properties of black holes. He also worked on conformal field theory in two dimensions, D branes in Calabi-Yau manifolds, the AdS/CFT correspondence, and properties of supersymmetric field theories and their relation to superstring theory. |

Prof. Nima Arkani-Hamed from IAS – Princeton is visiting the IFT for the period June 22nd to 23rd, 2017. His office number is B03.
One of the leading particle physics phenomenologists of his generation, Nima Arkani-Hamed is concerned with the relation between theory and experiment. His research has shown how the extreme weakness of gravity, relative to other forces of nature, might be explained by the existence of extra dimensions of space, and how the structure of comparatively low-energy physics is constrained within the context of string theory. He has taken a lead in proposing new physical theories that can be tested at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland. | Rafael Alves Batista obtained his PhD from the University of Hamburg (Germany) in 2015, after concluding his undergraduate and master studies at the State University of Campinas (Brazil). He was previously a Radboud Excellence Fellow at Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands), and held postdoctoral positions at the University of São Paulo (Brazil), and at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom). His primary research activities are in the fields of astroparticle physics and high-energy astrophysics, including: cosmic rays, gamma rays, and neutrinos; dark matter; cosmic magnetic fields. His secondary interests include topics in the foundations of physics and astrobiology. Dr. Alves Batista comes to IFT as a "La Caixa" Junior Leader, where he work on the project "Multimessenger Probes of the High-Energy Universe". | Sebastian Grieninger obtained his PhD in 2020 from the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, Germany under the supervision of Prof. Martin Ammon. During his PhD, he was granted a Fulbright and a DAAD scholarship to visit Prof. Andreas Karch at the University of Washington, Seattle (USA) for 19 months. After his PhD, he was granted a DAAD research grant to join the group of Prof. Anton Rebhan at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria for 6 months.
His research focuses on Non-equilibrium dynamics in Holography; in particular the effects of chiral anomalies and (spontaneously) broken spacetime symmetries on the transport behavior of strongly coupled field theories as well as quantum information-theoretic aspects and swampland bounds in de Sitter. | Prof. Andrei Linde from Stanford University is visiting the IFT for the period June 7th to 17th, 2015, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. |

Prof. Georgi Dvali from LMU Munich is visiting the IFT for the period June 19th to 21st, 2017, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. His office number is B11.
Prof. Dvali is a world-renowned theoretical particle physicist. Among his many contributions stand his pioneering works on Large Extra Dimensions and Modified Gravity. Prof. Dvali is a recipient of the New York City Mayor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology. He has held a David and Lucille Packard Fellowship and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. In 2009, he was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship and was appointed to the Chair of Theoretical Particle Physics at LMU’s Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics. He is also a Director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich and holds a Silver Professorship Chair at New York University. | Prof. Ignacio Cirac from Max Plank Institute of Quantum Optics Garching is visiting the IFT for the period April 18th to 22nd, 2016, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. His office number is B04. He is one of the pioneers of the field of quantum computing and quantum information theory. His joint work with Peter Zoller on ion trap quantum computation opened up the possibility of experimental quantum computation, and his joint work on optical lattices jump started the field of quantum simulation. He has also made seminal contributions in the field of degenerated quantum gases, quantum optics and many body physics. Ignacio Cirac has been granted multiple awards, among them the 2006 Prince of Asturias Award, the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences category ex aequo with Peter Zoller, and The Franklin Institute's 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics (jointly with David J. Wineland and Peter Zoller), and the Wolf Prize in Physics with Peter Zoller in 2013. Since 2001 he has been the Director of the Theoretical Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany. | Prof. Lev Lipatov from Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute is visiting the IFT for the period January 9th to February 8th, 2017, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. His office number is 304. Prof. Lipatov´s contributions have been essential for the development of the theory of strong interactions. His results on deep inelastic scattering and the Pomeranchuk singularity, leading to the DGLAP and BFKL equations, have opened the path towards a quantitative understanding of high-energy processes in Quantum Chromodynamics. He has been awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Prize in 1995 and the International Pomeranchuk prize in 2001. He has been Marie Curie Chair of Excellence in the University of Hamburg from 2006 to 2009 and Scholar of the Mortimer and Raymond Sackler Institute of Advanced Studies from 2009 to 2010. He chairs the Theory Department of St. Petersburg's Nuclear Physics Institute and is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. | Prof. Lev Lipatov from Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute is visiting the IFT for the period April 4th to 22nd, 2016, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. His office number is 304. Prof. Lipatov´s contributions have been essential for the development of the theory of strong interactions. His results on deep inelastic scattering and the Pomeranchuk singularity, leading to the DGLAP and BFKL equations, have opened the path towards a quantitative understanding of high-energy processes in Quantum Chromodynamics. He has been awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Prize in 1995 and the International Pomeranchuk prize in 2001. He has been Marie Curie Chair of Excellence in the University of Hamburg from 2006 to 2009 and Scholar of the Mortimer and Raymond Sackler Institute of Advanced Studies from 2009 to 2010. He chairs the Theory Department of St. Petersburg's Nuclear Physics Institute and is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. |

Prof. Lisa Randall from Harvard University is visiting the IFT for the period from June 22nd to 26th, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. | Prof. Nima Arkani-Hamed from IAS – Princeton is visiting the IFT for the period September 19th to 21st, 2018. His office number is B03. One of the leading particle physics phenomenologists of his generation, Nima Arkani-Hamed is concerned with the relation between theory and experiment. His research has shown how the extreme weakness of gravity, relative to other forces of nature, might be explained by the existence of extra dimensions of space, and how the structure of comparatively low-energy physics is constrained within the context of string theory. He has taken a lead in proposing new physical theories that can be tested at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland. He will give the IFT Colloquium "Unification and Fundamental Physics: A status report" on 21st September at 12h at the CFTMAT auditorium (yellow room). More information: https://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/unification-and-fundamental-physics-status-report | Prof. Renata Kallosh from Stanford University is visiting the IFT for the period June 7th to 17th, 2015, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. | Prof. Viatcheslav Mukhanov from Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, LMU is visiting the IFT for the period June 21st to 22nd, 2017, as distinguished Severo Ochoa visiting professor. His office number is B11.
Prof. Mukhanov holds the Chair of Cosmology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He is one of a select group of researchers who have made significant contributions to the theory of cosmic inflation. In 1980–81, together with G. Chibisov, he discovered that quantum fluctuations could be responsible for the large-scale structure of the universe. They calculated the spectrum of fluctuations in a model with a quasi-exponential stage of expansion, later known as inflation, in very good agreement with recent measurements of the CMB fluctuations. He has received numerous awards, the Gold Medal of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, the Oskar Klein Medal, and in 2015 the Max Planck Medal. He has received the Chaire Blaise Pascal, a prestigious distinction awarded by the French Government, the Tomalla Prize by the Swiss Tomalla Foundation for Gravity Research, and the Amaldi Medal of the Italian Society for General Relativity. In 2013 he was awarded, with A. Staorbinsky, the Gruber Prize in Cosmology. |

Dr. Alberto Ramos from Trinity College Dublin is visiting the IFT for the period July 1st to 5th, 2019. His office number is B07. His research interests are non-perturbative aspects of Quantum Field Theories, Lattice field theory and QCD (the theory of the strong interactions). | Dr. Alberto Ramos from Trinity College Dublin is visiting the IFT for the period December 10th, 2018 to January 10th, 2019. His office number is 216. His research interests are non-perturbative aspects of Quantum Field Theories, Lattice field theory and QCD (the theory of the strong interactions). | Dr. Alberto Ramos from Trinity College Dublin is visiting the IFT for the period June 26th to July 10th, 2018. His office number is 215. His research interests are non-perturbative aspects of Quantum Field Theories, Lattice field theory and QCD (the theory of the strong interactions). | Dr. Alberto Ramos from Trinity College Dublin is visiting the IFT for the period October 22nd to 26th, 2018. His office number is 216. His research interests are non-perturbative aspects of Quantum Field Theories, Lattice field theory and QCD (the theory of the strong interactions). |

Dr. Anamaría Font from U.N. Caracas is visiting the IFT for the period October 30th to November 30th, 2019. Her office number is 401. Her research interests are: String compactifications and symmetries. | Dr. Anamaría Font from U.N. Caracas is visiting the IFT for the period March 2nd to April 26th, 2018. Her office number is 404. Her research interests are: String compactifications and symmetries. | Dr. Anamaría Font from U.N. Caracas is visiting the IFT for the period November 16th to 19th, 2021. Her research interests are: String compactifications and symmetries. | Dr. Anatoly Klypin from New Mexico State University is visiting the IFT for the period from March 16th to June 30th, 2016. His office number is 103. His research interests are cosmology and extragalactic astronomy with the emphasis on cosmological simulations. |

Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period June 17th 21st, 2019. His office number is 317. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. | Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period June 11th to 15th, 2018. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. | Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period March 11th to 15th, 2019. His office number is 316. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. | Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period April 3th to 6th, 2017. His office number is 301. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. |

Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period October 15th to 19th, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. | Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period June 13th to 17th, 2016. His office number is 214. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. | Dr. Antonio Delgado from University of Notre Dame is visiting the IFT for the period March 08th - 14th, 2020. His office number is 317. His research interests are: LHC phenomenology of different models beyond the SM. | Dr. Benjamin Grinstein is visiting IFT for the period October 25th to December 7th, 2021. His research interests are: particle physics, with a focus on phenomena probed at current experiments, in the areas of flavor and higgs physics, both in the Standard Model (SM) and in extensions of the SM. In addition he has worked recently in various areas including non-relativistic QFT/CFT, dark matter detection, and RG flows in QFT (a-theorem). |

Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period April 2nd to 12th, 2018. His office number is 107. His research interests are focused on dark matter. | Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period May 7th to 14th, 2018. His office number is 109. His research interests are focused on dark matter. | Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period August 20th to September 5th, 2018. His office number is 106. His research interests are focused on dark matter. | Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period March 25th to April 2nd, 2019. His office number is 109. His research interests are focused on dark matter. |

Dr. David G. Cerdeño from IPPP, Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period April 22th to 30th, 2019. His office number is 109. His research interests are focused on dark matter. | Dr. Douglas Ross from Southampton University is visiting the IFT for the period from March 1st to 11th, 2016. His office number is 315. He works on the application of QCD to diffractive scattering and low-x physics, with particular emphasis on an extension of the BFKL formalism which leads to discrete pomeron poles, as predicted by Regge theory. | Dr. Eric Bergshoeff from Groningen University, The Netherlands is visiting the IFT for the period November 3rd to 30th, 2019. His office number is B09. His research interests include: Supersymmetry, Gravity, Branes and, more recently, Non-relativistic Gravity. | Dr. Eric Bergshoeff from Groningen University, The Netherlands is visiting the IFT for the period November 29th to December 3rd, 2021. His research interests include: Supersymmetry, Gravity, Branes and, more recently, Non-relativistic Gravity. |

Dr. Erik Tonni from SISSA, Trieste, is visiting the IFT for the period January 25th to February 19th, 2016. His office number is B06. His research interest are: Conformal field theory, entanglement and gauge/gravity correspondence. | Dr. Erik Tonni from SISSA, Trieste, is visiting the IFT for the period May 8th to 17th, 2017. His office number is 201. His research interest are: Conformal field theory, entanglement and gauge/gravity correspondence. | Dr. Frederic Nowacki from U. Strasbourg / CNR is visiting the IFT for the period July 9th to 23rd, 2018. His research interests are focused on nuclear structure and reactions. | Dr. Frederic Nowacki from U. Strasbourg / CNR is visiting the IFT for the period October 25th to November 2nd, 2021. His research interests are focused on nuclear structure and reactions. |

Dr. Gary Shiu from Hong Kong U. & Wisconsin U., is visiting the IFT for the period September 17th to 21st, 2018. His office number is B09. His research interest are: String theory and its applications to particle physics and cosmology. | Dr. Gary Shiu from Hong Kong U. & Wisconsin U., is visiting the IFT for the period September 11th to 15th, 2017. His office number is 401. His research interest are: String theory and its applications to particle physics and cosmology. | Dr. Gerardo Aldazabal from Instituto Balseiro-Centro Atómico Bariloche, Argentina is visiting the IFT for the period November 11th to December 3rd, 2021. His research interests are String Theory, String Phenomenology, Double and Extended Field Theory. | Dr. Gerardo Aldazabal from Instituto Balseiro-Centro Atómico Bariloche, Argentina is visiting the IFT for the period April 22nd to May 24th, 2016. His office number is 401. His research interests are String Theory, String Phenomenology, Double and Extended Field Theory. |

Dr. Gerardo Aldazabal from Instituto Balseiro-Centro Atómico Bariloche, Argentina is visiting the IFT for the period May 8th to June 15th, 2017. His office number is 401. His research interests are String Theory, String Phenomenology, Double and Extended Field Theory. | Dr. Guifre Vidal from Perimeter Institute is visiting the IFT for the period May 20th to 25th, 2018. His office number is 107. His research interests are: Quantum mechanics of many-body systems, entanglement, the renormalization group (RG), entanglement renormalization, tensor networks, holography, quantum field theory (QFT). He will give the IFT Colloquium "Many-body Entanglement and Tensor Networks: an Introduction" on 24th May at 12h at the Blue Room. More information: http://www.ift.uam-csic.es/es/events/many-body-entanglement-and-tensor-networks-introduction | Dr. Joan Simon from University of Edinburgh is visiting the IFT for the period January 25th to 29th, 2016. His office number is B03. His research interest are: Quantum gravity, including black hole physics and cosmological singularities, AdS/CFT and applications, general holography, thermalisation and quantum information theory. | Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period January 30th to February 28th, 2017. His office number is 401. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. |

Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period February 24th to 26th, 2016. His office number is 401. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. | Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period February 1st to March 1st, 2019. His office number is 401. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. | Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period February 8th to 12th, 2018. His office number is 401. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. | Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period February 1st to March 3rd, 2020. His office number is 401. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. |

Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period May 3rd to 31st, 2016. His office number is 214. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. | Dr. Jos Vermaseren from Nikhef Amsterdam is visiting the IFT for the period May 6th to 29th, 2019. His office number is 401. Jos Vermaseren's research focuses on calculations in perturbative field theory, with excursions into mathematics and computer science whenever this is needed for his main topic. | Dr. José Ramón Espinosa from IFAE is visiting the IFT for the period September 25th to October 22nd, 2017. His office number is 303. His research interests are: BSM Phenomenology, Higgs Physics, Cosmology. | Dr. José Ramón Espinosa from IFAE is visiting the IFT for the period December 4th to 20th, 2017. His office number is 216. His research interests are: BSM Phenomenology, Higgs Physics, Cosmology. |

Dr. José Ramón Espinosa from IFAE is visiting the IFT for the period February 2nd to July 31st, 2018. His office number is 303. His research interests are: BSM Phenomenology, Higgs Physics, Cosmology. | Dr. Kiwoon Choi from CTPU/IBS, Daejeon is visiting the IFT for the period from March 7th to 11th, 2016. His office number is 304. His research interests are: Physics beyond the SM, Low energy supersymmetry, Axion cosmology. | Dr. Kiwoon Choi from CTPU/IBS, Daejeon is visiting the IFT for the period from November 14th to 18th, 2016. His office number is 105. His research interests are: Physics beyond the SM, Low energy supersymmetry, Axion cosmology. | Dr. Kyriakos Papadodimas from CERN is visiting the IFT for the period July 22nd to 26th, 2019. His research interests are: black holes, quantum field theory, holography |

Dr. Mariano Quirós from ICREA & IFAE is visiting the IFT for the period June 11th to 15th, 2018. His research interests are: Beyond Standard Model | Dr. Mariano Quirós from ICREA & IFAE is visiting the IFT for the period March 11th to 21st, 2019. His office number is 316. His research interests are: Beyond Standard Model | Dr. Mariano Quirós from ICREA & IFAE is visiting the IFT for the period March 8th to 20th, 2020. His office number is 401. His research interests are: Beyond Standard Model | Dr. Masanori Okawa from Hiroshima University is visiting the IFT for the period September 16th to 30th, 2015. His office number is 401.
His research interest are: Quantum field theory, especially large scale numerical simulation of Lattice QCD. Twisted space-time reduced model of large N gauge theories. |

Dr. Masanori Okawa from Hiroshima University is visiting the IFT for the period February 20th to March 1st, 2019. His research interest are: Quantum field theory, especially large scale numerical simulation of Lattice QCD. Twisted space-time reduced model of large N gauge theories. | Dr. Masanori Okawa from Hiroshima University is visiting the IFT for the period March 2nd to 16th, 2017. His office number is 401. His research interests are: Quantum field theory, especially large scale numerical simulation of Lattice QCD. Twisted space-time reduced model of large N gauge theories. | Dr. Masanori Okawa from Hiroshima University is visiting the IFT for the period March 12th to 23rd, 2018. His office number is 401. His research interest are: Quantum field theory, especially large scale numerical simulation of Lattice QCD. Twisted space-time reduced model of large N gauge theories. | Dr. Mattias Blennow from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, is visiting the IFT for the period March 6th to 10th, 2017. His office number is 201. His research interests are: neutrinos, dark matter, and physics beyond the standard model. |

Dr. Maxim Chernodub from University of Tours, France – CNRS is visiting the IFT for the period February 8th to 12th, 2016. His office number is B07. His current research interests include: Quantum Chromodynamics in strong magnetic field and anomalous transport effects in chiral systems. | Dr. Maxim Chernodub from University of Tours, France – CNRS is visiting the IFT for the period February 11th to 15th, 2019. His current research interests include: Quantum Chromodynamics in strong magnetic field and anomalous transport effects in chiral systems. | Dr. Maxim Chernodub from University of Tours, France – CNRS is visiting the IFT for the period December 11st to 13rd, 2019. His office number is 401. His current research interests include: Quantum Chromodynamics in strong magnetic field and anomalous transport effects in chiral systems. | Dr. Maxim Chernodub from University of Tours, France – CNRS is visiting the IFT for the period April 8th to 12th, 2019. His office number is 401. His current research interests include: Quantum Chromodynamics in strong magnetic field and anomalous transport effects in chiral systems. |

Dr. Maxim Chernodub from University of Tours, France – CNRS is visiting the IFT for the period April 17th to 21st, 2017. His office number is 401. His current research interests include: Quantum Chromodynamics in strong magnetic field and anomalous transport effects in chiral systems. | Dr. Miguel Ángel Vázquez-Mozo from Universidad de Salamanca is visiting the IFT for the period January 8th to 12th, 2018. His office number is 306. His research interests are: are quantum field theory, string theory, gravity, and cosmology. | Dr. Miguel Ángel Vázquez-Mozo from Universidad de Salamanca is visiting the IFT on January 29th, 2018. His office number is 306. His research interests are: are quantum field theory, string theory, gravity, and cosmology. | Dr. Olga Mena from IFIC is visiting the IFT for the period April 2nd to 6th, 2018. Her office number is B01. Her research interests are: Astrophysics and Cosmology, Neutrino Physics. |

Dr. Olga Mena from IFIC is visiting the IFT on December 12th, 2018. Her office number is 216. Her research interests are: Astrophysics and Cosmology, Neutrino Physics. | Dr. Pilar Hernández from Instituto de Física Corpuscular - IFIC is visiting the IFT for the period April 7th to 13th, 2015. | Dr. Pilar Hernández from IFIC is visiting the IFT for the period April 2nd to 6th, 2018. Her office number is 215. Her research interests include Particle Physics Phenomenology. | Dr. Pilar Hernández from IFIC is visiting the IFT for the period December 11th to 12th, 2018. Her office number is 216. Her research interests include Particle Physics Phenomenology. |

Dr. Pilar Hernández from IFIC is visiting the IFT for the period April 23rd to 26th, 2019. Her office number is 206. Her research interests include Particle Physics Phenomenology. | Dr. Silvia Pascoli from Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period May 18th to June 1st, 2018. Her office number is 209. Her research interests are: Elementary Particle Theory. | Dr. Silvia Pascoli from Durham University is visiting the IFT for the period November 27th to December 7th, 2017. Her office number is 209. Her research interests are: Elementary Particle Theory. | Dr. Stefan Pokorski from University of Warsaw is visiting the IFT for the period May 7th to 18th, 2018. His office number is 215. His research interests are: Theoretical physics of elementary interactions and its interface with cosmology. Primary interest in physics beyond the Standard Model, with its challanging questions such as the origin of the electroweak symmetry breaking and of the Fermi scale, the origin of dark matter and of the matter antimatter asymmetry. |

Dr. Stefano Rigolin from University of Padua is visiting the IFT for the period January 15th to 19th, 2018. His office number is 216. His research interests are: Neutrino Oscillations and Future Neutrino Experiments, Physics Beyond the Standard Model and Dynamical Higgs and Dark Matter - Dark Energy. | Dr. Sven Heinemeyer from Instituto de Física de Cantabria - IFCA is visiting the IFT for the period October 26th to December 31st, 2015. His office number is 305. His research interests are: Phenomenology of the SM and the MSSM at present and future colliders, indirect tests of the SM and the MSSM via electroweak precision observables and other precision data, the Higgs boson sector as a probe of Supersymmetry and Dark Matter and its implications for SUSY | Dr. Thomas Hambye from Univ. Libre Bruxelles is visiting the IFT for the period May 3rd to June 6th, 2019. His office number is 109. His research interests include: Beyond the Standard Model particle and astroparticle physics: neutrino physics, baryogenesis, dark matter, electroweak symmetry breaking. | Dr. Victor Fadin from Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics SB RAS, Novosibirk, Russia is visiting the IFT for the period November 29th to December 13th, 2018. His office number is 316. His research interests are: Quantum Electrodynamics and Quantum Chromodinamics, in particular, radiative corrections, gluon and quark reggeization, evolution equations. |

Dr. Yann Mambrini from CNRS & Orsay, France is visiting the IFT for the period August 6th to 9th, 2018. His research interests are focused on Dark Matter, BSM physics, supersymmetry. | Benjamin Grinstein is visiting IFT for the period October 1st to December 15th, 2019. His office number is 216. His research interests are: particle physics, with a focus on phenomena probed at current experiments, in the areas of flavor and higgs physics, both in the Standard Model (SM) and in extensions of the SM. In addition he has worked recently in various areas including non-relativistic QFT/CFT, dark matter detection, and RG flows in QFT (a-theorem). |

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